Névache

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Névache
Commune
A narrow valley in Névache
A narrow valley in Névache
Coat of arms of Névache
Coat of arms
Névache is located in France
Névache
Névache
Coordinates: 45°01′11″N 6°36′19″E / 45.0197°N 6.6053°E / 45.0197; 6.6053Coordinates: 45°01′11″N 6°36′19″E / 45.0197°N 6.6053°E / 45.0197; 6.6053
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Briançon
Canton Briançon-2
Intercommunality Briançon
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Louis Chevalier[1]
Area1 191.93 km2 (74.10 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 366
 • Density 1.9/km2 (4.9/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 05093 /05100
Elevation 1,430–3,222 m (4,692–10,571 ft)
(avg. 1,596 m or 5,236 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Névache (French pronunciation: ​[nevaʃ]; Occitan: Nevascha [neˈvastʃɔ, neˈvaːtsɔ]) is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

It is situated in the Vallée de la Clarée.

Administration[edit]

  • unknown–2014: Georges Pouchot-Rougeblanc
  • 2014–current: Jean-Louis Chevalier[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 74 —    
1968 128 +73.0%
1975 119 −7.0%
1982 191 +60.5%
1990 245 +28.3%
1999 290 +18.4%
2008 334 +15.2%
2012 366 +9.6%

Economy[edit]

In the winter months cross-country skiing is a popular activity. Other than tourism the main industry is cattle farming.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of mayors of the Hautes-Alpes department". Prefecture of Hautes-Alpes (in French). 3 June 2014. Retrieved 20 March 2015.